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Studies

Palmore (1975): study JP 1973

Publication

Author(s):
Palmore, E.B.
Title:
The Honorable Elders: A Cross-Cultural Analysis of Aging in Japan.
Source:
Duke University Press, 1975, Durham, USA

Investigation

Public:
60+ aged, Japan, 1973
Sample:
Probability sample (unspecified)
Respondents:
N = 0
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:

On the whole, are you ........ with the life you lead?
4  fully satisfied
3  not fully but to an extend satisfied
2  as yet unsatisfied
1  very unsatisfied
Classification:
O-SLL-u-sq-v-4-c
Author's label:
Life satisfaction.

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Like doing voluntaryactivities. Concern about organizational participation Still working Current status: retired or not